Resources for Refugees and Asylum-Seekers

If you are a newly arriving refugee or asylum-seeker in Orange County we can help you. Your first step is to register at the VOR Center. We cannot guarantee specific items needed will always be available but seek to distribute items to registered individuals and families based on current availability.
To register contact Viola at 714.586.0743 or ViolaW@vorservices.org

Services VOR Provides:
(based on availability)

• Food Distribution
• Drivers Training & Education
• Transportation Information
• English Lessons (3-levels)
• Language & Conversation Partnerships
• Translation Services
• Job Search Training
• Computer Training
• Financial Services (setting-up bank accounts etc.)
• Mentoring & Visitation
• Personal Counseling
• Citizenship Classes
• Social Service Documentation completion assistance
• Arranging of Government Appointments & more…

To inquire about or schedule services contact Viola Wahba at 714.991.4990

Donated Items Include:
(based on availability)

• Household furnishings (refridgerators, microwaves, couches, televisions, tables etc.)
• Beds, linens, blankets, towels
• Kitchen tables, chairs, kitchenware & utensils
• Toiletries, diapers, baby supplies
• School supplies, backpacks, some electronics
• Toys, games, stuffed animals

To inquire about receiving donated goods contact Viola at 714.586.0743 or ViolaW@vorservices.org

COMMUNITY EVENTS

For more information about the following events please contact Jessica Hartanov at jessicah@vorservices.org or 949-374-8794

Picnics at the Park

 

Two times a Year

Holiday Dinners

Thanksgiving (early each November) and Christmas (early each December)

Field Trips

Aquarium of the Pacific, local beaches, relevant performances and more

Coffee Outings

Trips to local coffee houses for good coffee and conversation

VOR Learning Center

VOR provides various English language and tutoring classes for adults and children

Adult English Language Classes

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Childcare for children 6 months to 2 years
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Children’s Tutoring

For students K-8
Late June to Mid-August
Sign-up by June 1st